September 3, 2004 RSS feed / Community

As Predicted, Parking On Lawns and Sidewalks

When the More...

Erin On The Rox

Congratulations to the new Mayor of Roxbury, Johnny Mangan, who won with over seventy votes last Saturday beating Peter Morgan to be the new mayor of Roxbury for 2004. More...

Environmental Group Protests Agenda

The Friends of Rockaway (FOR), a local environmental group, is unhappy about the agenda that has been set for the upcoming Jamaica Bay Task Force meeting, which will be held on September 22 at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. More...

Looking Backward

What The Wave Said

Years Ago... 20 Community Board 14 Chairman Joel Gerstel dashed off a letter to Donald R. Manes, in which he accused the Queens Borough President of playing dirty pool concerning the future of the Arverne Urban Renewal Area. More...

Historical Views of the Rockaways

Many early writings on the community of Broad Channel, located in the middle of Jamaica Bay, refer to More...

Graybeards Host Blood Drive On September 12

The Graybeards, in conjunction with the New York Blood Center, will sponsor a blood drive on Sunday, September 12, 2004 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM. The drive will be held in the gym at St. More...

Cedo To Attend Farleigh Dickinson

Drew Cedo of Breezy Point will attend Farleigh Dickinson University More...

Sarah Celebrates First Birthday

Sarah Ann Brennan celebrated her first birthday on August 12, 2004. In attendance were her mom Lisa, dad Frank, grandma Joyce and cousin Amanda. More...

Look Who Is Five

On September 3rd, little Miss Emily will celebrate her fifth birthday. More...

Fraiman To Attend American University

Far Rockaway resident Talia Fraiman will join American University More...

Cornell’s Painting In Prestigious Competition

Rockaway resident Arlene Cornell has had her painting, More...

RDRC Teams With DSBS For Storefront Revitalization

The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corp. (RDRC), as a result of a grant from the Department of Small Business Services (DSBS), helped four businesses in the Far Rockaway shopping district improve the aesthetic appeal of their storefronts. More...

RAA To Hold Two Fall Exhibitions

This Fall, the Rockaway Artists Alliance (RAA) will present ARTSPLASH 2004: A Month-long Multi-media Arts Event and FRAME: Art in the Period Between the 2nd and 3rd World Wars. More...

Shots Fired On Beach 114 Street

Police responded to a multi-unit home at 175 Beach 114 Street after receiving a More...

PHC Names Shein As Acting Director Of Surgery

Peninsula Hospital Center is pleased has named Simra E. Shein, M.D. as the new Acting Director of Surgery. Dr. More...

SJEH To Honor Three Doctors At Chrysanthemum Ball

A number of members of the staff of the St John More...

Department of Citywide Administrative Services Commissioner Martha K. Hirst and Police Commissioner Raymond W. More...

Rockaway Marching Band Spreads The Sound Of Music

Contributing Editor Pastor Jaime Robinson, of the Faith In Action Ministry (Ministerio Fe En Accion) in Jamaica, had an idea a few years ago. The Rockaway resident wanted to start a marching band with the children from his church. More...

Selling Rockaway Park In 1903 – The Rockaway Park Improvement Company

Rockaway needs little in the way of publicity in selling homes on the peninsula. The building boom now in progress is overwhelming after years of poor publicity and declining home prices. More...

Davy Jones and The Buckinghams,

September 11

Davy Jones, The Buckinghams, The Grass Roots starring Rob Grill, and The Turtles featuring Flo and Eddie will appear at Westbury Music Fair on Saturday, September 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 and are available at Westbury Music Fair More...

Aging Comedians Rock Westbury Music Fair

The large crowd that attended the Westbury Music Fair on Saturday night was definitely not on the young side. The average age of the concertgoers appeared to be somewhere between 50 and 70 More...

Thrills and Spills at Skate Park Opening

Kenneth Beecher, 100 Precinct Community Affairs Officer, borrowed a skateboard and helmet and showed off his skills. More...

Channel Renews Mardi Gras Festival After Year Off

The Broad Channel Mardi Gras will resume on Labor Day weekend after a year More...

Beachcomber

Full Story

Pheffer Pushes For Info On Grandparent’s Rights

Assemblywoman Audrey I. Pheffer is reaching out to grandparents to ensure that they are aware of their rights under an act that became effective last January. More...

Fields, Addabbo Visit Hammels Senior Center

Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields and City Councilman Joseph Addabbo Jr. visited the Hammels Senior Center, 90-01 Rockaway Beach Boulevard, last Friday afternoon. More...

Electricians Seek 500 Apprentices

The Electricians Joint Apprenticeships Committee of New York, IBEW Local 3, will open recruitment on September 13 for 500 apprentices. More...

Little Globe Theater Presents ‘Seven’

Performances are set for Saturday, September 18 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 25 at 8 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 320 Beach 94 Street, Rockaway Park (at the foot of the Cross Bay Bridge). Tickets will be available at the door.

The Little Globe Theater presents More...

Home Alone Pooches Rescued By Police

Police removed a Pomeranian and mutt from an apparently abandoned home on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel last weekend. More...

Boddentatum Begins Tour In Iraq

Marine Corps Pfc. Jerry J. Boddentatum, son of Perla F. Tatum and Fred Bodden of Far Rockaway, was recently sent to the central Iraqi province of Northern Babil along with 2,000 other soldiers to ensure security and stability in the area. More...

PHC To Honor Daniels At Anniversary Ball

Marshall Daniels, M.D., Director of Pathology at Peninsula Hospital Center since 1965, has been named an honoree of the 97 More...

Christian Patrick Born to Kogut Family

Christian Patrick Kogut was born on April 19, 2004 to parents Valerie and Patrick Kogut. Christian More...

Matt Healey Memorial On September 25

The Matt Healey Memorial Family Picnic will be held on Saturday, September 25 at Bay 9 in Riis Park from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. rain or shine. Admission is $30 and includes food, soda, beer, rides, games and entertainment. More...

Sarnoff To Appear On NYC-TV

Local artist and Wave editorial cartoonist Bob Sarnoff will appear on the program More...

Hadassah Youth Luncheon For September 20

Cathy Goldsmith and Ruth Van Leer met recently to plan Youth Aliyah More...

Queens Parks Commissioner Retires To Nassau Post

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Queens College Recognized as One Of ‘Best 357 Colleges’

The 2005 edition of The Princeton Review annual college guide, More...

Six Roofers Apprenticeships Offered

The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for the United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers, Local 8, will conduct recruitment on September 7 and March 1 for six apprentices. More...

Through Illness She Learns Strength, Patience

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RMAC To Host Annual Festival September 11, 12

The Rockaway Music And Arts Council will host its 20th Annual Fall Festival at Jacob Riis Park on Saturday and Sunday, September 11 and 12. On Saturday, the festival will run from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., while on Sunday it will run from 11 a.m. More...

Sisters Enjoy Improved Golf Course

Mary Dever Kelly and her twin sister, Sr. Peggy, are thankful to Kelly Brooke, Director of Riis Park Golf Course for improved grounds and the new flowers. Their golf game has been greatly enhanced. More...

Rockaway’s MTA Bridges – Not For Summer Alone

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St. Gertrude’s Hosts ‘Disability Awareness Mass’

People with and without disabilities are invited to a Disability Awareness Mass, to be held at St. Gertrude Church on Saturday, September 25 at 4 p.m. More...

New Public Initiatives At NYC Health Department

The New York City Department of Health has began a new public education campaign promoting Take Care New York, the City More...

The Rockaway Irregular

Guiding The Ship Of State Towards November
Full Story

“Mayor Bloomberg addressed the Republican National Convention. It was one of his last, best chances to take on a President who’s cut funding for New York City schools and firefighters, police and homeland security, transportation and housing, and much, mu

Welcome Delegates. Encourage them to patronize the City More...

Vietnam Moving Wall Coming To Queens

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Art Of Cartooning At Seaside Library 9/20

The Queens Borough Public Library will present a two-session workshop in September at its Seaside Branch on The Art of Cartooning with Robert Sarnoff, the editorial cartoonist for the city More...

Whatever Happened To Tribute Park?

The triangle of land on Beach Channel Drive and Beach 116 Street that is slated to one day become Tribute Park in memory of those Rockaway residents who died in the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 was cleaned recently More...


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